Autism/Asperger's/PDD Awareness

We are a community of many mothers coming together as one. We like to discuss many aspects of our lives, drawing from our common experience as parents, family members and those caring for children on the autism spectrum.

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School hassles

I have a 7yr with Asperger's, ADD and major anxiety issues. He is really really struggling in school and only attends for 2hrs a day well that was until this week. Jakob has...

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Humming and Aspergers

My son is 12yrs. old. He was diagnosed with Aspergers as well as ADHD when he was 8yrs. old. We have had many struggles throughout the years. I am searching to see if anyone has...

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on my own

I am on my own with 2 childrean eldest has aspergers has anybody got any tips 4 me 2 cope with both of them when he in what i call a black day

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school

my son who is 9 is not coping very well at main stream school it has been advised that he go 2 a school that specialise in asd childrean does anyone know of a good school as he...

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Need help!

My son has been diagnosed with PDD and has been doing well with it unmedicated, the past few weeks he has been falling backwards with his progress, his episodes have become more...

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Autism and seizures

Hi everyone. My son is 13 and was diagnosed with autism age 3 years. He had his first tonic clonic seizure 2 years ago now and has 2 more since then. For years, he has...

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Flying

Hi, we have only taken our 7-year old autistic son on an aeroplane once for a 1-hour flight to Scotland. It went quite well and we were so proud of him. This year, we are...

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Recommended Screenings

Hi, I have a 13 yo son (14 in July). Through this circle, I am confident that what he's dealt with all along is high functioning autism - asperger's or another version (since...

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i need help!!!!!!!!

ok so i have 3 kids, a 7 year old a 3 year old and a 2 year old, my 3 year old has done nothing and i really do meen nothing but screem from the day he was born (after resus) i...

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Help please

my son can become very aggressive at times. He pinches, bites, and is now learned to hit. He does this when he is very mad. I have tried almost everything to stop this...

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grandparents

My 3 year old is high functioning aspergers. His grandparents are having a hard time dealing with all of this and pretty much just ignore him as a result. They seem to think...

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asperger syndrome

My son was diagnosed with asperger syndrome and adhd at 3. He is almost 7 now and I have had so many teachers say they don't see it. However concerned teachers are what led us...

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asperger syndrome

My son was diagnosed with asperger syndrome and adhd at 3. He is almost 7 now and I have had so many teachers say they don't see it. However concerned teachers are what led us...

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cry for help

My daughter has low functioning autism and she is nonverbal. She's the best thing that ever happened to me, but I feel like I'm going to lose my mind! She's very girly, she...

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Autism In Toddlers

I currently have my 2 & 1/2 yr old son enrolled in a private Montessori school. He use to excel in every way possible until right before he turned 2, he now has regressed...

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School refusal and IEP help?

I'm new here. I have a 9 year old son who has ASD /ADHD diagnosis. We have struggled with "school refusal" for 3 years now. We finally got an IEP put in place at the end of last...

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9 year old boy with PDD/PTSD

My son was diagnosed with P D.D. anxiety nos, explosive disorder and PTSD. I left his Dad in 2010. He was mentally and physically abusive. I thought with treatment and all the...

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Need Advice

I'm trying to find new ways to stay from stressing out. What do you other Autism Mom's do? Any tips?

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my 6 year old son wont sleep

my son is 6 years old and was recently diagnosed with autism he's on 70 milligrams of trazodone and still does not sleephe also is at the point where he's kicking and hitting...

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I feel so broken

I am reaching out to talk to a mother of a Aurtisic child/children I am a mother of 4 beautiful kids, my 15 yrs old daignosed with severe depression,14 yrs old, which is my only...

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Please help

Hi my 3 year old doesn't speak he says 5-10 words at most he doesn't enjoy playing with children except his brother (if he is alone with other children he will walk away n play...

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Tap To Talk

I have a 5 year old with ASD and he is non verbal, he has started using the PECS system at nursery and at home. Whilst scaning the internet yesterday i come across this system...